Germany: Merkel successor backs Macron’s EU call

Germany: Merkel successor backs Macron’s EU call

BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s party is backing French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for a stronger European Union.

In an op-ed published Saturday by weekly Welt am Sonntag, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer responded directly to Macron’s appeal Monday with proposals for tackling challenges including populism, economic uncertainty, international security and migration.

Several of her ideas are unlikely to find favor in France, however.

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